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Steven Nyman unsure on World Cup downhill opener in Lake Louise

November 20, 2017 — FRISCO — Steven Nyman isn't quite sure where he is in terms of his fitness and comfortably as a downhill ski racer. But one thing he does know for certain is he has a plane ticket booked to take him up to Canada — where

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Vonn feels focused heading into ski season

November 15, 2017 — FRISCO — Training at Copper Mountain on Wednesday, Nov. 15, Lindsey Vonn said she felt relieved to be so close to her home in Vail. "It's just really nice to be home and focused and just putting the final touches on the preparation period and

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Gold Medal Gala signifies go time for Pyeongchang

November 15, 2017 — A tense energy wafted across the starlit ballroom in New York City's Ziegfeld Theater on Thursday. A day earlier, the Times Square countdown clock ticked down to just 100 days until the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. As almost three

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Aspen freestyle skier Alex Ferreira hopes to carry hot streak into Olympics

November 15, 2017 — Alex Ferreira has had two very different trips to New Zealand this fall. There was the one in early September, where the Aspen native edged France's Kevin Rolland to win the first ski halfpipe World Cup event of the 2018 season. Then there was the

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US Ski Team Speed Center now open at Copper Mountain

November 15, 2017 — FRISCO — The U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain is now hosting the country's fastest racers, and the initial feedback is good. Julia Mancuso said on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the U.S. Ski Team's training camp which is currently underway at the Speed Center

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Burton’s US Snowboard Team unis ready to take flight

November 9, 2017 — With fewer than 100 days until the opening ceremony of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games, Burton Snowboards unveiled the 2018 Olympic uniforms to be worn by the U.S. Snowboard Team. Pyeongchang 2018 will mark the fourth consecutive Olympic Games where Burton has partnered with U.S.

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2018 Pyeongchang Olympic slopestyle course unveiled

November 8, 2017 — One hundred days before the Feb. 9 open of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games, the International Ski Federation last week unveiled designs for the event's slopestyle course. The German action sport infrastructure company Schneestern designed the Olympic course, which will be located at the

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‘Better turns every day’: Mikaela Shiffrin still improving as she eyes more gold in PyeongChang Olympics

November 7, 2017 — Last March, the week she turned 22, Mikaela Shiffrin posted a video to her social media accounts in which she danced around a hotel, lip syncing to, appropriately, Taylor Swift's "22." Shiffrin had just about wrapped up her first World Cup overall title — a

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After injury, Park City’s Joss Christensen sets sights on Olympic encore

November 2, 2017 — Joss Christensen has had a wild freeskiing career. He surprised everyone at the Sochi Olympics in 2014 when he took gold and contributed to a clean U.S. sweep in the event at a time when he wasn't sure he could support himself as a professional

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Tahoe skeleton athlete chases Olympic dream

November 1, 2017 — There was a flash in Larry Sidney's eyes when he thought about becoming Israel's first skeleton Olympian. The South Lake Tahoe resident left Monday, Sept. 25, for Calgary in Alberta, Canada to continue his training, and dream, of competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in

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Aspen hopes to send two Nordic skiers to PyeongChang

November 1, 2017 — Two Aspen Nordic skiers — Simi Hamilton and Noah Hoffman — have their sights set on returning to the Olympics this spring. Simi Hamilton, 30, is again an "A" team member for the U.S. national team. He competed in both the 2010 and 2014 Winter

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Olympic flame arrives in South Korea for 2018 Winter Games

November 1, 2017 — SEOUL, South Korea — The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday where it will be passed throughout the country by thousands of torchbearers on a 100-day journey to the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. South Korean figure skating prospect

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Left with no points, Vonn still happy to have raced in GS

November 1, 2017 — BC-SKI–Vonn's GS,588 Left with no points, Vonn still happy to have raced in GS AP Photo FP172, FP171, FP170 Eds: With AP Photos. By ERIC WILLEMSEN Associated Press SOELDEN, Austria — The first run of the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday was well

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Swiss skier Lara Gut set for early comeback from knee injury

November 1, 2017 — SOELDEN, Austria — Swiss skier Lara Gut is set for an early return from a knee injury and plans to compete in Saturday's World Cup giant slalom. Initially working toward a comeback in late November, the 2016 overall champion posted on her Facebook page: "Hey,

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5 things to know about Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next year

November 1, 2017 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — South Korea's sleepy skiing destination of Pyeongchang is finally looking like a Winter Olympics host city after more than a decade of work, two failed bids, and chapters of controversy over venue locations, construction delays and costs. With a little more

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Winter Olympics forecast: Germany, Norway top medal table

November 1, 2017 — Germany would top the medal standings if the Winter Olympics opened tomorrow. This is the statistical analysis from Gracenote Sports, which uses a computer program to forecast Olympic results. The calculations are done assuming Russia will field a full team, and will not be subject

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Mikaela Shiffrin voted skier of the year by journalists

November 1, 2017 — SOELDEN, Austria — Overall World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin has been voted skier of the year 2017, becoming the third American to receive the award. The international association of ski journalists says Shiffrin will receive the Skieur d'Or-Serge Lang Trophy, named after the founder of

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Bode Miller heading back to Olympics, as analyst for NBC

November 1, 2017 — Bode Miller is heading back to the Olympics. This time, he'll be calling the action from the TV booth. The six-time Olympic medalist, and only American to compete in Alpine skiing at five Winter Games, will work for NBC as an analyst alongside Dan Hicks

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Snowboarding phenom Red Gerard — from backyard to biggest stage at PyeongChang Olympics

November 1, 2017 — For a 17-year-old on the brink of his first Olympics, Red Gerard isn't thinking too much about the future. Actually, not at all, according to him. "I just think day by day, so there was never really a time when I was like, 'I want

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Colorado 15-year-old halfpipe skier Svea Irving aims for PyeongChang Olympics

November 1, 2017 — Svea Irving isn't a typical 15-year-old girl. The Winter Park native only goes to school for half days and spends her time competing and training everywhere from California to Switzerland. All so she can fight for her chance to become an Olympian. Irving, the younger

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